THE NEW ENGLAND GAZETTEER; CONTAINING DESCRIPTIONS OF ALL THE STATES, COUNTIES AND TOWNS IN NEW ENGLAND: ALSO DESCRIPTIONS OF THE PRINCIPAL MOUNTAINS, RIVERS, LAKES, CAPES, BAYS, HARBORS, ISLANDS, AND FASHIONABLE RESORTS WITHIN THAT TERRITORY. ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED. By John Hayward, Author of the Columbian Traveller, Religious Creeds, &c. &c. NINTH EDITION. Concord, N. H. Israel S. Boyd and William White. Boston: John Hayward, 1839. 20 cm (12mo), pp.  (pages not numbered), inserted frontispiece, other illustrations in the text, two full page, contemporary full black morocco, spine panel titled and decorated in gold. Ninth edition. A popular work that had at least thirteen editions through 1841. The engraved frontispiece is "Boston and Bunker Hill, from Chelsea;" the "two full-page woodcuts show the "Vermont State House, Montpelier" and the "Landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth, December 22, 1620." There is a 9-page description of the routes to the White Mountains, including travel by way of the Hudson River and the Champlain Valley. John Hayward (1781-1862) was a New England author, born in Boston, whose principal published work was on religion and on geographical indexing. Howes H 354. Sabin 31074. Bent, p.48. Leather rubbed and scuffed, scattered foxing, some light damp stains to few early leaves, a tight, very good copy. (#167549).
"NINTH EDITION" on copyright page.